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# diaspora - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Opinion: Film and Irish History – the fine lines between fact and fiction
# Irish On Film
From TheJournal.ie
# Irish On Film

Opinion: Film and Irish History – the fine lines between fact and fiction

Jan 23rd 2021, 8:30 AM 17,657 Views 37 Comments

Dr Seán Crosson of NUI Galway looks at the treatment of historical Irish figures on film and says history will often suffer at the hands of dramatic effect.

# diaspora - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Ireland will not forget its citizens abroad during this Covid-19 pandemic
# Irish Abroad
From TheJournal.ie
# Irish Abroad

Ireland will not forget its citizens abroad during this Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 11th 2020, 3:00 PM 30,070 Views 33 Comments

Minister for the Diaspora Ciarán Cannon says Irish people living abroad must be helped feel part of a community.

# diaspora - Friday 24 January, 2020

From Exile to Ireland U20: McNulty another example of IQ recruitment value
# U20 RUGBY
# U20 RUGBY

From Exile to Ireland U20: McNulty another example of IQ recruitment value

Jan 24th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,154 Views 2 Comments

Born and raised in Bath, the exciting Connacht back is set to aid Ireland in the U20 Six Nations

# diaspora - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Edna O'Brien and nun working on Gaza Strip among diaspora receiving awards today
# Irish Abroad
From TheJournal.ie
# Irish Abroad

Edna O'Brien and nun working on Gaza Strip among diaspora receiving awards today

Nov 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,550 Views 5 Comments

Ten people, chosen from 148 nominations, are set to be honoured by President Higgins today.

# diaspora - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

New festival series to try entice the diaspora to visit Ireland
# Don't Be Shy
From TheJournal.ie
# Don't Be Shy

New festival series to try entice the diaspora to visit Ireland

Aug 21st 2018, 3:03 PM 12,798 Views 10 Comments

The first events receiving funding from the scheme will take place this October in Limerick and Donegal.

# diaspora - Thursday 16 August, 2018

'My aunties have been giving me some good home cooking every weekend'
# Diaspora
# Diaspora

'My aunties have been giving me some good home cooking every weekend'

Aug 16th 2018, 7:56 AM 10,670 Views 1 Comment

Ulster’s new signing Will Addison is feeling right at home in the province.

# diaspora - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Leo Varadkar presents Donald Trump with bowl of shamrock in St Patrick's Day ceremony From TheJournal.ie

Leo Varadkar presents Donald Trump with bowl of shamrock in St Patrick's Day ceremony

Mar 15th 2018, 10:25 PM 33,235 Views 69 Comments

Varadkar was speaking at the St Patrick’s Day ceremony at the White House.

# diaspora - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA?
# Diaspora
From TheJournal.ie
# Diaspora

FactCheck: Are there really only 10,000 undocumented Irish in the USA?

Aug 23rd 2017, 12:05 AM 28,986 Views 48 Comments

The oft-quoted figure of 50,000 undocumented Irish immigrants in the US has been disputed recently. Is it really much, much lower than that?

# diaspora - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Opinion: 'Emigrants care about Ireland. We love Ireland. Give us the vote'
# Voting Rights
From TheJournal.ie
# Voting Rights

Opinion: 'Emigrants care about Ireland. We love Ireland. Give us the vote'

May 14th 2017, 9:30 AM 163 Views 173 Comments

It’s time for Ireland to catch up with our EU neighbours, and give emigrants the vote, writes Senator Billy Lawless.

# diaspora - Saturday 13 May, 2017

The IRFU is serious about bringing in Irish-qualified talent from around the world
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

The IRFU is serious about bringing in Irish-qualified talent from around the world

May 13th 2017, 7:00 AM 22,880 Views 29 Comments

Joe Lydon explains what he’ll be doing as head of the union’s new IQ Rugby programme.

# diaspora - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Government approves selling parts of Irish TV to Irish diaspora newspaper
# The Irish Post
From TheJournal.ie
# The Irish Post

Government approves selling parts of Irish TV to Irish diaspora newspaper

Apr 27th 2017, 1:20 PM 10,738 Views 12 Comments

The exact amount of the sale isn’t known.

# diaspora - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa
# Irish Abroad
From TheJournal.ie
# Irish Abroad

Australia to axe the 457 temporary work visa

Apr 18th 2017, 7:46 AM 52,679 Views 72 Comments

Thousands of Irish people apply for this visa each year.

# diaspora - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad
# Diaspora
From TheJournal.ie
# Diaspora

Here are the options that could be in the referendum to give vote to Irish abroad

Mar 22nd 2017, 6:01 PM 11,439 Views 67 Comments

Any changes would likely not be in place until before the 2025 presidential election.

# diaspora - Monday 13 March, 2017

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote
# Irish Abroad
From TheJournal.ie
# Irish Abroad

Online voting could be introduced as part of Irish diaspora vote

Mar 13th 2017, 9:50 AM 8,918 Views 70 Comments

Enda Kenny announced yesterday that a referendum will be held to let Irish people living abroad vote in presidential elections.

# diaspora - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Meet the Cork business sending hampers of Barry's Tea to the diaspora this Christmas
# Food And Drink
From TheJournal.ie
# Food And Drink

Meet the Cork business sending hampers of Barry's Tea to the diaspora this Christmas

Dec 14th 2016, 7:54 PM 12,309 Views 9 Comments

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Cork-based Town and Country Hampers.

# diaspora - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Terry Wogan to receive posthumous Irish diaspora award
# Irish Abroad
From TheJournal.ie
# Irish Abroad

Terry Wogan to receive posthumous Irish diaspora award

Sep 17th 2016, 12:51 PM 9,999 Views 33 Comments

“He always reflected all that is good about Ireland and the Irish community in Britain.”

# diaspora - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Pro12 to continue 'very positive' USA expansion discussions
# New Frontiers
# New Frontiers

Pro12 to continue 'very positive' USA expansion discussions

Aug 24th 2016, 1:00 AM 7,307 Views 19 Comments

Managing director Martin Anayi is in favour of reducing the number of games in the league.

# diaspora - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year
# Wherever Green In Worn
From TheJournal.ie
# Wherever Green In Worn

A referendum to give Irish abroad a vote in presidential elections is planned for next year

Jul 12th 2016, 2:42 PM 13,626 Views 101 Comments

The diaspora minister made the referendum announcement this week.

# diaspora - Friday 24 June, 2016

"That's just not the country that I want to live in" - Irish immigrants worry about a future in the UK
# Changed Utterly
From TheJournal.ie
# Changed Utterly

"That's just not the country that I want to live in" - Irish immigrants worry about a future in the UK

Jun 24th 2016, 8:00 PM 27,740 Views 108 Comments

We spoke to Irish people living in London about their worries over the referendum result.

# diaspora - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Sydney's St Patrick's Day parade has been cancelled
# Paddy's Day
From TheJournal.ie
# Paddy's Day

Sydney's St Patrick's Day parade has been cancelled

Jan 23rd 2016, 3:22 PM 66,005 Views 62 Comments

Funding and street closures mean the event is off this year.

# diaspora - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Home for Christmas? This massive Irish company wants to give you a job, make you stay
# Jobs
From TheJournal.ie
# Jobs

Home for Christmas? This massive Irish company wants to give you a job, make you stay

Dec 27th 2015, 3:41 PM 34,387 Views 38 Comments

Maybe there’s no need for that horrible airport goodbye?

# diaspora - Friday 27 November, 2015

'A truly difficult time' for Irish community in Australia after five deaths in one week
# Diaspora
From TheJournal.ie
# Diaspora

'A truly difficult time' for Irish community in Australia after five deaths in one week

Nov 27th 2015, 10:27 AM 32,584 Views 9 Comments

Five more Irish people are believed to have died in other countries this week.

# diaspora - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Husband detained after Irish woman is found dead in the Netherlands
# Den Bosch
From TheJournal.ie
# Den Bosch

Husband detained after Irish woman is found dead in the Netherlands

Nov 12th 2015, 10:58 PM 41,353 Views 0 Comments

She has been named as 64-year-old Martina O’Brien-Viguurs, originally from Co Limerick.

# diaspora - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Man with Irish accent wanted in London for racist attack on a woman and her daughters
# Uxbridge
From TheJournal.ie
# Uxbridge

Man with Irish accent wanted in London for racist attack on a woman and her daughters

Nov 11th 2015, 7:54 PM 32,890 Views 63 Comments

A group of men are accused of punching and racially abusing the woman and her daughters on a bus.

# diaspora - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

12 top Irish surnames and how they're spread across the world
# It's So Lonely...
From The Daily Edge
# It's So Lonely...

12 top Irish surnames and how they're spread across the world

Nov 3rd 2015, 8:45 PM 15,492 Views 10 Comments

McCarthys, Ryans, O’Sullivans…

# diaspora - Sunday 25 October, 2015

This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went
# Emigration
From TheJournal.ie
# Emigration

This map shows where all the Irish emigrants went

Oct 25th 2015, 11:15 AM 46,366 Views 86 Comments

One in six people born in Ireland are still living abroad.

# diaspora - Friday 28 August, 2015

Man with Irish accent wanted over "callous" assault on 80-year-old woman in London
# Antisocial Behaviour
From TheJournal.ie
# Antisocial Behaviour

Man with Irish accent wanted over "callous" assault on 80-year-old woman in London

Aug 28th 2015, 7:54 PM 13,587 Views 23 Comments

The elderly victim had told a group of people to stop making noise in her flat complex.

# diaspora - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Ireland's youngest minister slams Trump and his proposal to scrap the J-1
# Shots Fired
From TheJournal.ie
# Shots Fired

Ireland's youngest minister slams Trump and his proposal to scrap the J-1

Aug 20th 2015, 9:15 PM 21,375 Views 82 Comments

Simon Harris said that Trump “clearly doesn’t understand the programme or its purpose”.

# diaspora - Sunday 2 August, 2015

Emigration quiz: Where does your heart reside, Ireland or abroad?
# On A Jetplane
From TheJournal.ie
# On A Jetplane

Emigration quiz: Where does your heart reside, Ireland or abroad?

Aug 2nd 2015, 9:30 PM 33,783 Views 14 Comments

Have you gone native or are you coming home?

# diaspora - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Tell your auntie in Chicago! There's a simple new way to trace your Irish roots
# Who Do You Think You Are
From TheJournal.ie
# Who Do You Think You Are

Tell your auntie in Chicago! There's a simple new way to trace your Irish roots

Jul 9th 2015, 6:30 AM 16,052 Views 14 Comments

Over 1,086 parish records are now available online and access is free.

# diaspora - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration
# Irish Abroad
From TheJournal.ie
# Irish Abroad

Barack Obama praises Irish woman in speech about immigration

Jun 7th 2015, 3:24 PM 18,665 Views 17 Comments

Barack Obama said Ann Dermody had “worked hard” and “played by the rules”.

# diaspora - Friday 29 May, 2015

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home
# Come Home
From TheJournal.ie
# Come Home

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home

May 29th 2015, 9:15 AM 11,168 Views 65 Comments

Many emigrants feel they have to wait longer than they want before a return is realistic.

# diaspora - Friday 22 May, 2015

These are the stories of four people who came #HomeToVote
# Diaspora
From TheJournal.ie
# Diaspora

These are the stories of four people who came #HomeToVote

May 22nd 2015, 8:43 PM 15,961 Views 40 Comments

This was their journey.

# diaspora - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

Why is Ireland snubbing talented citizens who live abroad?
# Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Opinion

Why is Ireland snubbing talented citizens who live abroad?

May 13th 2015, 8:00 AM 47 Views 68 Comments

We need to attract experienced members of our diaspora back home to drive economic growth. Refusing them the right to vote pushes them further away.

# diaspora - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Irish abroad are calling for you to use your vote at home
# Diaspora
From TheJournal.ie
# Diaspora

Irish abroad are calling for you to use your vote at home

May 9th 2015, 1:55 PM 17,753 Views 127 Comments

They won’t be able to vote in elections and referendums here any time soon.

# diaspora - Monday 16 March, 2015

Government has spent €700,000 sending Ministers abroad for St Patrick's Day since 2011
# Flying The Swag
From TheJournal.ie
# Flying The Swag

Government has spent €700,000 sending Ministers abroad for St Patrick's Day since 2011

Mar 16th 2015, 6:30 AM 13,320 Views 82 Comments

If you think that’s steep, check out the previous government’s bill…

# diaspora - Friday 6 March, 2015

Here's a little help for anyone thinking of emigrating (and for anyone who already has)
# Mind How You Go
From TheJournal.ie
# Mind How You Go

Here's a little help for anyone thinking of emigrating (and for anyone who already has)

Mar 6th 2015, 6:08 AM 16,413 Views 17 Comments

A new website has been launched to offer advice to emigrants, tapping into the wisdom of 500 who already have.

# diaspora - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Column: An anatomy of one family’s emigration
# Leaving On A Jet Plane
From TheJournal.ie
# Leaving On A Jet Plane

Column: An anatomy of one family’s emigration

Feb 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 598 Views 17 Comments

A generation on, we’re still scattered across the US, England and Australia.

# diaspora - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

The Irish pub is set to become even harder to ignore on your holidays
# Resistance Is Futile
From TheJournal.ie
# Resistance Is Futile

The Irish pub is set to become even harder to ignore on your holidays

Jan 20th 2015, 5:19 PM 27,704 Views 42 Comments

New pubs network will see nearly 7,000 establishments worldwide working together.

# diaspora - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum
# U-turn
From TheJournal.ie
# U-turn

Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum

Jan 15th 2015, 6:28 PM 16,568 Views 95 Comments

The Government had committed to holding a vote on the issue back in 2013.

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